Horse Care - Feeding

7 STEPS TO REDUCE THE RISK OF COLIC THROUGH FEEDING

Horses have a unique digestive system, finely tuned to efficiently digest a constant supply of low starch, fibrous feed.  Domestication and modern horse management have meant that horses are sometimes fed very nutrient dense diets that the digestive system is…

ELECTROLYTES ARE VITAL FOR HORSES IN EXERCISE

Did you know that horses lose electrolytes on a daily basis?During exercise the main loss is via sweating and the harder and longer your horse works the more electrolytes he will lose… so feeding electrolytes according to your horses work…

HOW MUCH WATER DOES YOUR HORSE NEED? - It's essential for life!

Did you know that without water your horse wouldn't survive for more than five to six days? A constant supply of water is essential! WHY?Well, every cellular activity in the horse's body requires water and water is present in all…

INTRODUCING YOUR HORSE TO PASTURE

We all love the idea of our horses out grazing green pastures, especially after a hard winter where your horse may have spent a lot of time stabled. With good energy, fibre and micronutrient levels, grass offers excellent nutrition, but…

Feeding the Laminitic Horse or Pony

Laminitis is an extremely painful condition of the equine hoof, which in its simplest sense is inflammation of the lamellae of the inner hoof wall. But laminitis isn’t a condition of the hoof as such, its more the result of…

CREATE THE BEST DIET FOR YOUR WEANLING - For optimum growth and condition

Feeding the Weanling – the right start Whether you are a one mare owner or run a large stud, you will certainly want to give your foal the best possible start in life and weaning is a key part of that.…

FEEDING FOR OPTIMUM JOINT HEALTH IN YOUR HORSE

Whether your horse jumps, piaffes or hacks, his joints keep him moving. But were you aware that there are three types of joints within your horses’ body? Namely - fibrous or ‘fixed’ joints, cartilaginous and synovial. The synovial joints are…

MORE THAN SKIN DEEP – feeding for optimum skin health

Did you know your horses skin is the largest organ in the whole body, comprising 12-24% of their body weight? And did you also know that it serves many purposes, some of which you might never have thought of?  For…
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